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1897 Columbus Senators

1897 > Class A > 1897 Western League
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Tom Loftus
Represented: Columbus, OH
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1896 / 1898

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Charlie Babb#24311230000.273.2733
2Kirtley Baker28218115237002.284.370301Stats for 2 teams
3Edward Beadle?--13000000.000.0000
4Dick Buckley38863095210113247.327.42113012Stats for 2 teams
5Frank Butler*3610441894143133227.342.40216819
6Jack Crooks3113146087138209424.300.40918813
7Pete Daniels*3324569141101.250.304172
8William Dinsmore?--512321000.167.2503
9Billy Earle2914100000.000.0000
10Roy Evans23922160000.273.2736
11Ike Fisher267627447668555.241.361996
12Brownie Foreman*21348416244111.286.393332Stats for 3 teams
13Charlie Frank*271305221291842412730.352.4852534
14Frank Genins?301325461171692010224.310.39421515
15Jim Handiboe3013000000.000.0000
16Billy Hulen*271305591411631716634.292.41123011
17Bumpus Jones27328511162114.188.271231
18Harry Keener?28288510200201.235.282241Stats for 2 teams
19John Kimball?2713000000.000.0000
20Oliver LeRett?--28221000.250.3753
21Monte McFarland2416528171100.327.38520Stats for 2 teams
22Chippy McGarr34782995596154314.321.4281288
23Sam Mertes241345251551771414797.337.45724029
24Eddie O'Meara241436991100.250.33312
25Jiggs Parrott?2514010000.250.2501
26George Rettger284213019243200.185.238311Stats for 2 teams
27Dick Smith?--926682000.308.38510
28Joe Strauss385119733498424.249.360714Stats for 2 teams
29Oscar Streit*2335120000.400.4002
30George Tebeau35135517991512312535.292.41221325
31Leon Wolters?--29759201004.267.280210Stats for 2 teams
31 Players30.2
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Kirtley Baker28410.2862.8319139136.2165131434832641.55910. for 2 teams
2Edward Beadle?--101.0000.001103.051032002.66715.
3Frank Butler*36006.001003.076211002.66721.
4Pete Daniels*33123.8002.162316121149.215087364042811.2699.
5William Dinsmore*--12.3332.7354333.0363010294121.9709.
6Roy Evans23601.0001.5097548.0453883219211.6048.
7Brownie Foreman*211114.4402.94323023223.2274189731169819111.74411. for 3 teams
8Jim Handiboe3001.0005.141107.01110444002.14314.
9Bumpus Jones271810.6431.763126182219.12251254389752081.4329.
10Harry Keener28148.6362.57282013192.12271455567341541.52910. for 2 teams
11John Kimball2701.0003.001119.0147321001.77814.
12Monte McFarland2448.3333.431310997.013198375220931.88712. for 2 teams
13George Rettger28229.7102.524233264296.23651938361701031.43611. for 2 teams
14Dick Smith?--43.5713.9897561.07567272916331.70511.
15Oscar Streit*23101.0003.7532012.012125110001.9179.
16Leon Wolters?--89.4713.04291713162.22141305559241051.67811. for 2 teams
16 Players26.7
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer


Dick Buckley840.00Stats for 2 teams
Ike Fisher720.00


George Tebeau1330.00


Jack Crooks1310.00


Chippy McGarr780.00
Frank Genins540.00


Billy Hulen1300.00


Charlie Frank1300.00
Sam Mertes1230.00
Frank Butler1040.00
Frank Genins660.00
Joe Strauss210.00Stats for 2 teams


George Rettger420.00Stats for 2 teams
Brownie Foreman320.00Stats for 3 teams
Bumpus Jones310.00
Leon Wolters290.00Stats for 2 teams
Harry Keener280.00Stats for 2 teams
Pete Daniels230.00
Kirtley Baker190.00Stats for 2 teams
Monte McFarland130.00Stats for 2 teams
Roy Evans90.00
Dick Smith90.00
William Dinsmore50.00
Oscar Streit30.00
Edward Beadle10.00
Frank Butler10.00
Jim Handiboe10.00
John Kimball10.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Charlie Babb24SR5' 10.0"165Feb 20, 1873Milwaukie, OR, US
Kirtley Baker28RR5' 9.0"160Jun 24, 1869Aurora, IN, US
Edward Beadle--Unknown
Dick Buckley38RR5' 10.0"195Sep 21, 1858Troy, NY, US
Frank Butler36LL5' 7.0"155Jul 18, 1860Savannah, GA, US
Jack Crooks31RR5' 10.0"170Nov 9, 1865St. Paul, MN, US
Pete Daniels33LL5' 8.0"160Apr 8, 1864IE
William Dinsmore--LUnknownBelle Vernon, PA, US
Billy Earle29RR5' 10.0"170Nov 10, 1867Philadelphia, PA, US
Roy Evans23RR6' 0.0"180Mar 19, 1874Knoxville, TN, US
Ike Fisher26RR5' 9.0"171Jun 28, 1871Nashville, TN, US
Brownie Foreman21LL5' 8.0"150Aug 6, 1875Baltimore, MD, US
Charlie Frank27LL5' 10.0"170May 30, 1870Mobile, AL, US
Frank Genins30RNov 2, 1866St. Louis, MO, US
Jim Handiboe30RR5' 11.0"160Jul 17, 1866Columbus, OH, US1897-04-241897-04-24
Billy Hulen27LL5' 8.0"148Mar 12, 1870Dixon, CA, US
Bumpus Jones27RRJan 1, 1870Cedarville, OH, US
Harry Keener28R5' 10.0"185Aug 18, 1868Easton, PA, US
John Kimball27R5' 11.0"1781870Millville, NJ, US
Oliver LeRett--5' 8.0"168Unknown
Monte McFarland24RR5' 10.0"175Nov 7, 1872White Hall, IL, US
Chippy McGarr34RR5' 9.0"168May 10, 1863Worcester, MA, US
Sam Mertes24RR5' 10.0"185Aug 6, 1872San Francisco, CA, US
Eddie O'Meara24RDec 12, 1872Chicago, IL, US
Jiggs Parrott255' 11.0"160Jul 14, 1871Portland, OR, US
George Rettger28RR5' 11.0"175Jul 29, 1868Cleveland, OH, US
Dick Smith--UnknownIronton, OH, US
Joe Strauss38RR5' 9.0"175Nov 16, 1858Cincinnati, OH, US
Oscar Streit23LL6' 5.0"190Jul 7, 1873Florence, AL, US
George Tebeau35RR5' 9.0"175Dec 26, 1861St. Louis, MO, US
Leon Wolters--Unknown

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